Simplicity

Simplicity

I spent a few hours this week with John Kells, my original tai chi master from 36 years ago, absorbing all I could ahead of his and my departure from London – marvellous serendipity, hooking up with him again like that by absolute quirk of fate in this wee window before our leaving at a time I needed to move up a level in my training - and am subsequently loaded up with information to process over the coming months and years about physically bouncing the mind, spirit and energy of an opponent during the tai chi two-person boxing practice, as well as imbued with the mysterious context he presents in which it all sits.

In a beautiful way

In a beautiful way

Is it really possible to make a mistake? Who knows. Perhaps everything you choose is what you were meant to...

Healing Clinic - Self Love

Healing Clinic - Self Love

Learning to Love Yourself The very first Barefoot Doctor's Healing Clinic video with an exercise all about self love -...

Allow your belly to smile

Allow your belly to smile

Imagine the entire universe reduced to a feeling in your belly. Imagine all those galaxies dying and being born, all those planets and asteroids whizzing round at imponderable speeds, all the planets in the universe supporting life, all the life being supported by this planet, all the consciousness, all the activity, being reduced to a sensation somewhere around your navel

Learn to balance

Learn to balance

Staying focused on your own life, rather than distracting yourself with what other people are doing, while noticing what others...

Tuesday special: Mysterious Garden

Tuesday special: Mysterious Garden

Learning to contain and be patient is without doubt one of the hardest parts of the training.

Tuesday special: Feeling of Grace

Tuesday special: Feeling of Grace

There are times you feel the fragility of the human condition – how frail we are and how we need...

Een geweldig gevoel

Een geweldig gevoel

Soms voel je ineens de kwetsbaarheid van de menselijke conditie – hoe fragiel we zijn en hoezeer we elkaar nodig...

Hexagram 53 - Gradual Progress

Hexagram 53 - Gradual Progress

Wed yourself to the Way now in the spirit of a young maiden in olden times giving herself in marriage, prepared for a slow, steady life of doing pretty much the same thing day in, day out, following a gradual path through life without expecting anything too great from it.

LONG WEEKEND SPECIAL – Circle Dancing With A Tai Chi Twist

LONG WEEKEND SPECIAL – Circle Dancing With A Tai Chi Twist

You just never know when to go with a creative urge or when to suppress it in case it takes over your schedule and throws you off track.